Southern Spring Home & Garden Show
10 a.m.-6 p.m. (also various times through March 3). The Park Expo and Conference Center, 2500 E. Independence Blvd. $10 at the door, kids 14 and younger free. www.southernspringhomeandgardenshow.com.
The five-day show (there’s also a preview night Wednesday) features 25 landscaped gardens, six designer rooms, three demonstration stages, and thousands of new ideas and new products to check out.
Metrolina Expo Marketplace
9 a.m.-5 p.m. (also various times March 1-3). Metrolina Tradeshow Expo, 7100 Statesville Road. One $5 ticket is good for the entire run of the show. www.icashows.com.
The largest monthly marketplace in the Carolinas, featuring everything from shabby chic to valuable antiques, from unique gift items to vintage pieces. Bring your treasures for a free appraisal.
‘A Floating Garden’
6:30-11 p.m. Mint Museum Uptown, 500 S. Tryon St. $15 (free for members). www.mintmuseum.org.
The museum and guests celebrate the completion of internationally renowned artist Motoi Yamamoto’s temporary large-scale work, created out of salt in the building’s atrium over two weeks.
Brahms’ Symphony No. 3
8 p.m. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $23.50-$83.50. www.carolinatix.org.
Larry Rachleff also conducts Ravel’s “La Valse”; soprano Susan Lorette Dunn sings some of Canteloube’s “Songs of the Auvergne.”
7 p.m. Belk Theater, 130 N. Tryon St. $39.50-$99.50. 704-372-1000.
The host of HBO talk-show/comedy-hour “Real Time” skewers politics, religion and current events during his first stand-up show in Charlotte since 2010.